Simon Harmer says South Africa won’t focus on setting a specific target just yet and won’t look further than the first session when the first Test against Bangladesh resumes on Friday.
A draw is on the cards after South Africa finished day three on 61 without loss, still 17 runs behind Bangladesh with two days to play in Chittagong.
South Africa are 55 runs behind at tea on day three of the first Test against Bangladesh.
South Africa are 78 runs behind after they dismissed Bangladesh for 326 on day three of the first Test in Chittagong. The 326 is Bangladesh’s highest ever Test score against South Africa. It was a frustrating session after lunch for the visitors as Shakib Al Hasan (47) and Liton Das (50) shared a 82-run partnership. Simon Harmer finally broke the… Read more →
South Africa wicketkeeper Quinton de Kock has been fined 75 per cent of his match fee after being found guilty of breaching the ICC Code of Conduct during the first Test against Bangladesh in Chittagong on Wednesday.
Bangladesh have taken control of the first Test against South Africa and will start building their first innings lead after lunch on day three.
Bangladesh ended the second day of the first Test 69 runs shy of South Africa’s total of 248 after rain brought a premature end to proceedings in Chittagong on Wednesday.
Vernon Philander got the crucial wicket of Mahmudullah for 67 as rain stopped play in Chittagong with Bangladesh on 178-4.
Bangladesh still has the edge on day two of the first Test despite losing the wicket of Tamim Iqbal just before tea.
South Africa managed to take two wickets in the first session on day two of the first Test to keep themselves in the contest against Bangladesh.
The over in which Mustafizur Rahman claimed the wickets of Hashim Amla, JP Duminy and Quinton de Kock was the turning point on the first day of the first Test between South Africa and Bangladesh, says Temba Bavuma.
A spectacular collapse by the South African batting order after tea saw them bowled out for 248 as Bangladesh took control of the first Test in Chittagong on Tuesday.
Two wickets in the space of three balls helped Bangladesh to reel in South Africa as they got the better of the second session on day one of the first Test on Tuesday.
Dale Steyn needs just four wickets to reach the 400-milestone when South African meet Bangladesh in the first of two Tests on Tuesday.
South Africa should have no trouble winning the two-match Test series against Bangladesh. Kobus Pretorius picks five things to look out for when the first Test starts on Tuesday.